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Manchester City forward Ferran Torres fractures foot

The Spain international fractured his right foot in the Nations League semi-final victory over Italy. He was injured but played in the final against France.

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Manchester City forward Ferran Torres fractures foot

Ferran Torres will miss upcoming fixtures for club and country due to a fracture in his right foot. The former Valencia winger sustained the injury in Spain's Nations League semi-final win over Italy. The injury prevented the Manchester City player from finishing the game, but he went on to play in the final defeat to France.

Ferran Torres ruled out for over a month

The injury will see Torres out of action for up to six weeks, meaning he will miss Man City's Premier League and Champions League matches over the coming weeks. He will not be part of Luis Enrique's Spain squad for the next international break, which will be key for World Cup 2022 qualification. The attacker has become a crucial part of the La Roja squad and is still just 21 years old.

Spain will play two decisive matches against Greece on 11 November and Sweden on 14 November. Torres is not expected to be back in time for the double header.

City statement

A Man City statement said: "Ferran Torres has suffered an injury to his right foot whilst on international duty. The City forward, who scored twice in Spain’s UEFA Nations League semi-final victory over Italy and also started the showpiece final against France, has picked up a small fracture. He has since returned to Manchester for tests and will continue to be monitored."